Frederic R. Scott papers [manuscript], 1929-1992.


Frederic R. Scott papers [manuscript], 1929-1992.

The collection consists of circa 65 notebooks containing containing field records, banding records, bird breeding records, Christmas bird counts and general correspondence of Frederic R. Scott. The collection also includes materials relating to his tenure as editor of "American Bird" and "The Raven." Correspondents include Robert L. Ake, Mitchell A. Byrd, Ruskin S. Freer, Guy Friddell, George A. Hall, Charles O. Handley, YuLee Larner, Brooke, Meanley, J. J. Murray, Richard H. Peake, Fred J. Pierce,James L. Riopel, Chandler Robbins, and Alexander Wetmore.

4014 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7081123

University of Virginia. Library

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Pierce, Fred J. (person)

Scott, Frederic R. (person)

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